Meaning of degender in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈdʒɛndə/


  • 1To avoid assigning or attributing a gender to; to avoid classifying, dividing, or differentiating (something) on the basis of gender; to remove gender distinctions from.

  • 2To deprive or divest (a person) of characteristics, attributes, or qualities conventionally associated with his or her gender; to make (a woman) less feminine or (a man) less masculine.


1960s. From de- + gender.